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Feb 9, 2013 6:30pm PST
that's the standard we should have. >> president obama's recent executive order gives undocumented youth a reprieve from deportation and also gives them the ability to get work papers. jose doesn't qualify. he's aged out of that program and so his legal status, that's still in limbo. a lot of students are skipping the classroom, though, and turning to computers. why? because they're making online learning a booming industry. it's one of the hottest ones these days and one of the most talked about startups here in silicon valley is a website for higher ed. now, you can register for free classes. i did say the magic word, free, from some really impressive schools. we're talking stanford, johns hopkins, princeton, duke, just to name a few. >> and so it's different in the sense that you're just on the computer taking a course by yourself. one of the things you're doing is you've got this online community so you call it peer to peer -- >> peer-to-peer learning or peer teaching. so whapt happens this is a very active experience. this is not the same as sitting alone in your living room.
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